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Forest Service releases Peak 6 update

New terrain on Peak 6 at Breckenridge? The Forest Service releases an update.

New options could address some resource concerns, agency says

By Summit Voice

SUMMIT COUNTY — The U.S. Forest Service has published a newsletter updating its process of reviewing a proposed expansion of lift-served terrain on Peak 6 at Breckenridge Ski Area. Changes to the proposal include a re-alignment of the Peak 6 chair to within the existing developed trail system to improve access to the proposed lift and proposed food service facilities and reduce natural resource impacts.

Read about Forest Service lynx studies and other parts of the Peak 6 proposal here.

The agency has also developed another alternative that focuses lift and trail development within the existing resort footprint. A draft environmental study could be released as early as this fall, triggering a 45-day comment period.

Click on the image to read the Forest Service newsletter on Peak 6.

Comments or questions can be directed at Roger Poirier, team leader for the project, by phone at (970) 945-3212 or by email at rpoirier@fs.fed.us; or Joe Foreman, winter sports administrator, by phone at (970) 262- 3443 or by email at jgforeman@fs.fed.us.

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2 Responses

  1. Thanks for the update, and thanks for including the Scribd page! It’s great to see a primary source in a news article. The way of the future…

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